George Torok, professional speaker, executive consultant, business author

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George Torok, specialist in thinking and communication skills.   Professional and passionate speaker


Full Biography

Speaker - author - media personality

Speaker & Consultant
After two decades in corporate management George Torok launched his own successful seminar business. He delivers inspirational keynotes and practical training programs across North America on Presentation Skills, Creative Problem Solving and Personal Marketing. Audiences remark on his warm humour, infectious enthusiasm, relevant content and impact of relating one-to-one with individuals. He is licensed by Peter Urs Bender to deliver programs on Power Presentations.

Author
Torok is co-author of the national best-seller, ‘Secrets of Power Marketing’, with Peter Urs Bender. It is Canada’s first guide to personal marketing for the non-marketer. Published by Stoddart, the book is a guide for individuals, entrepreneurs and smart businesses to successfully market themselves. First published in June 1999, it reached national bestseller status within the first six months and continues to grow. The book is now published in at least seven countries.

Torok has published over 350 articles in publications across North America and around the world. He writes a marketing column for Entreprise Magazine. He is quoted and published on few hundred web sites. (Check George Torok on your favourite search engine)

Media Personality
George Torok is the host and creator of the weekly radio show, Business in Motion, on 93.3 CFMU. The show has been running since September 1995. He interviews innovators, corporate executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders. He has inteviewed several hundred business leaders. George often appears in the media as a guest on other radio and TV shows.

General Background
George completed his degree in Economics. He traveled around the world by the age of 21. The media called him a “Citizen of the World.” His business background crossed an eclectic cross-section of industries and job titles. He worked in several industries as varied as automotive manufacturing to government. George worked in different areas of the organizations including marketing, sales, operations and IT. He completed his first triathlon, (Tri-a-tri), in 2001, his first half-marathon in 2002 and his fist full marathon in 2003.

Affiliations
Torok is a member of;

Canadian Association of Professional Speakers - charter member
Chamber of Commerce
McMaster Alumni Association
TEC Associates
VarCoach

Torok is a past member of;
Toastmasters International
Canadian Professional Sales Association
Canadian Society of Association Executives
World Future Society
Burlington Sustainable Development Committee
Canadian Institute of Management

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George Torok is host of the long running radio show, Business in Motion.

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George Torok has been writing a column on marketing for Enterprise Magazine for more than a decade.

George Torok has been writing a column on marketing for Enterprise Magazine for more than a decade.



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George Torok is a marathon runner. He understands commitment and pain.



George Torok is a charter member and past national director of The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS).

Canadian Association of Professional Speakers



George Torok is a member of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). He speaks internationally and has visited 35 countries.